Wild­fire de­stroys home, rages over 3,000 acres

Austin American-Statesman - - WORLD & NATION -

COWICHE— Fire of­fi­cials say a wild­fire in the cen­tral part of the state has de­stroyed at least one home and sev­eral out­build­ings and is threat­en­ing more homes. The fire, about 10 miles west of Yakima, started Sun­day af­ter­noon. It was burn­ing on an es­ti­mated 3,000 acres. Heavy winds are push­ing the blaze to­ward more homes, and fire­fight­ers have been evac­u­at­ing res­i­dents. One fire en­gine burned, and three fire­fight­ers were taken to a hos­pi­tal.

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